The new Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 2016 has been given mid-life refreshment. When the car was spied undergoing some testing it appears to have a new front end. The rear of the car has also been tweaked and inside the cabin the carmaker has rung in a number of changes. All these changes help to make this car very appealing. The first SX4 was introduced way back in 2006 and it was offered as both a 5-door hatchback as well as a 4-door sedan. In the year 2013, the carmaker introduced a second-generation vehicle in the shape of a 5-door Sport Back compact crossover, which it dubbed the S-Cross. This new offering from Suzuki sported a taller body and its exteriors were also bigger than before. Inside the cabin, there was more space for occupants.
Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 2016 – Exterior and Interior Changes
The biggest change to the New Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 2016 was to the front fascia. The nose has been updated and the headlights are much slimmer than earlier on. The earlier model had a round and oval shape. The new model however boasts of a svelte design that incorporates some square angles.
The front grille is also different though it will still have an upper as well as a lower section, the upper half is much more attractive and the lower half does not move inward as is the case with the earlier model. Suzuki has also refreshed the fog lights on the car.
The rear of the vehicle has not been changed and remains more or less the same as in earlier models. The only exception is that the taillights have been given a fresh interior graphic. Overall, the shape of the new S-Cross remains unchanged from earlier models.
The New Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 2016 will ride on large 17-inch alloy wheels and it also boasts of features like auto-HID headlights. Overall, the styling of the vehicle is very solid and will appeal to most buyers.
Within the cabin, the Suzuki S-Cross has the same dash as in earlier models. The big difference is that the central stack gets a fresh navigation system. The center stack is also larger than before. Also, the carmaker has chosen to use some very high quality materials throughout the cabin. Other features include Bluetooth connectivity and a 4-speaker audio system as well as USB port and keyless entry as well as heated front seats.
Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 2016 – Engine Specs
Under the hood, the carmaker plans to offer a number of engine options. There is for example a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that delivers 118 horsepower and 115 pound feet of torque. A second engine option is the diesel powered 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that that produces a nice 118 horsepower and 236 pound feet of torque. The S-Cross engine can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 11 seconds and it has a top speed of 112 mph. the S-Cross delivers decent fuel economy of 25 mpg for the manual transmission variant and 22 mpg with a CVT. The diesel-powered engine delivers 32 mpg with FWD and 30 mpg with the AWD.
Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 2016 – Price and Release Date
The New Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 2016 will cost approximately 23, 511 dollars for the base model while the higher end trim costs about 34, 710 dollars. The official release date of the New Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 2016 is not known but we expect it to be on the streets sometime in the beginning of 2016.